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Must we mean what we say?

Stanley Cavell

Must we mean what we say?

a book of essays

by Stanley Cavell

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Modern

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementStanley Cavell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB945 .C271 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlii, 365 p. ;
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23241237M
    ISBN 100521821886, 0521529190
    ISBN 109780521821889, 9780521529198
    LC Control Number2002071642

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That the love becomes incompatible with that life is tragic, but that it is maintained until the end is heroic/5. Must We Mean What We Say.

A Book of Essays. Get access. Buy the print book Check if you have access via personal or institutional login. Log in Register Recommend to librarian Cited by 7; Cited by. Crossref Citations. This book has been cited by the following : Stanley Cavell.

Must We Mean What We Say?: A Book of Essays. Reissued with a new preface, this famous collection of essays covers a remarkably wide range 5/5(2).

Must We Mean What We Say?: On the Life and Thought of Stanley Cavell. By Marshall Cohen. The significance of categorical declaratives lies in their teaching or reminding us that the "pragmatic implications"of our utterances are(or,if we are feeling perverse,or tempted to speak carelessly,or chafing under an effort of honesty,let us say "must be")meat;that they are an essential part of what we mean when we say something,of what it Author: Stanley Cavell.

Must we mean what we say?: a book of essays / Stanley Cavell, Harvard University. Updated edition. pages cm Includes index.

ISBN (Hardback) ISBN (Paperback) 1. Philosophy, Modern. Title. BC dc23 ISBN Hardback ISBN PaperbackFile Size: KB. - Must We Mean What We Say?: A Book of Essays, Updated Edition Stanley Cavell Frontmatter More information Cambridge University Press - Must We Mean What We Say?: A Book of Essays, Updated Edition Stanley Cavell Frontmatter More.

Must We Mean What We Say?: A Book of Essays and over 2 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle/5(8). Must We Mean What We Say. by Stanley Cavell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

Written by people who wish to remain anonymous Written by Stanley Cavell, an American philosopher and current professor at Harvard, Must We Mean What We Say. is a collection of a philosophical essays centering around the themes of language use, metaphors, skepticism, sarcasm, and : Stanley Cavell.

His most direct response can be found in his first significant essay, the memorably named “Must We Mean What We Say?” (available in the book of the same title).

There he observes that many of his peers seemed to have abstracted their work further and further from everyday language. Chapter. Part of the Controversies in Philosophy book series (COIPHIL) That what we ordinarily say and mean may have a direct and deep control over what we can philosophically say and mean is an idea which many philosophers find by:   And, for him to say that, he must have known something.

It’s just some of the mean, evil, vicious people didn’t want him around for some reason. Marco Balletta (Twitter @B__Marco). At one point in these inquisitive and peculiar essays, Stanley Cavell notes with regret that his colleagues (other philosophers or academicians, one presumes) have not understood him, especially as regards his position vis a vis linguistic philosophy, with which he has, to borrow Frost's sly phrase, ""a lover's quarrel."" Cavell seems to be drawn to the ""coherent tradition"" of humanist.

MUST WE MEAN WHAT WE SAY?1 by Stanley Cavell University of California, Berkeley That what we ordinarily say and mean may have a direct and deep control over what we can philosophically say and mean is an idea which many philosophers find oppressive.

It might be argued that in part the oppression results from misunderstanding; that the new philosophy whichFile Size: 2MB. Must We Mean What We Say.

Quotes Showing of 1 “Death, so caused, may be mysterious, but what founds these lives is clear enough: the capacity to love, the strength to found a life upon a : Stanley Cavell. The title piece in Must We Mean What We Say?, which consists of a series of chronologically arranged essays, was written as a symposium paper in The essays in the book range from relatively.

We can all speculate, and we should, as long as we recognize that the answers we offer are speculations and not scientifically proven rules. This is where humility must come into play. We spend extraordinary resources on weapons we hope will never be used, and we can never be certain we.

For those of us who have followed Stanley Cavell’s career with an intensity of interest that the word “interest” probably belies, the publication, nearly thirty-five years after its original, of an “updated” Must We Mean What We Say?

seems doubly significant. Its significance is singular in acknowledging thus monumentally what institutional philosophy and literary criticism still do Author: R. M. Berry.Hermeneutics and Modern Philosophy is a collection of interpretive and critical essays on philosophical hermeneutics, focusing on the seminal work of Heidegger and Gadamer.

The anthology brings together classic pieces in the field that previously were widely scattered and includes articles that shed light on issues in contemporary hermeneutics.Abstract ethics mostly focuses on what we do.

One form of action is a speech act. What we say can have profound effects. We can and should choose our words and how we speak wisely.